How to Join ICMM

    Museums wishing to apply as FULL members of ICMM should send by email, to the Secretary General at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , a letter of application, on museum stationery and signed by the museum's director or a board member. The letter should set out details about the museum, its collections, governance, staff, size, visitor numbers and background. Attach supporting documents as necessary. The application will be considered by the ICMM Executive Council and, if approved, ratified by the ICMM General Assembly at the next biennial congress. Membership fees are payable after an application is accepted. The Secretary General can answer any questions an applicant may have about the membership process.

    Individuals wishing to join ICMM as an ASSOCIATE member and who are staff members of a FULL member should send a letter by email to the Secretary General at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with details of their position and role at the FULL member institution.

    Individuals who are not staff members of a FULL member institution and who wish to join as an ASSOCIATE member should obtain a letter of recommendation from a FULL member institution and forward it to the Secretary General together with their personal details and involvement in maritime museums, or other maritime interests.

    All applications for ASSOCIATE membership will go before the ICMM Executive Council for acceptance. On confirmation of membership, the membership fee is payable.

     

    Please note that ASSOCIATE membership is not available to institutions, or to individuals representing maritime museums. All institutions should apply for FULL membership.

     

     

    ICMM MEMBERSHIP FEES

    The membership fee structure is under review by the ICMM Executive Council. In the meantime, if you would like information about membership fees, please contact the Secretary General at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

    Membership fee payment online will be introduced in 2014 and full details will be available on the website when the service is available.